The overwhelming consensus among climate scientists is that global warming is real, primarily caused by human activity, and a serious threat to our future. Yet media extremists, partisan think tanks, and special interest groups funded by fossil fuel and related industries continue to raise doubts in the minds of the public.
Global warming deniers downplay and distort the evidence of climate change, and they demand policies that allow these industries to continue polluting, as well as attempt to undercut existing anti-pollution legislation.
UCS continues to fight against misrepresentations of global warming in the popular media, providing sound, science-based evidence to set the record straight. UCS serves as a bastion of rationality among the distortions and hysteria whipped up by fossil fuel industry-funded deniers. In the articles listed below, learn the truth about these attacks on science.